Supply Chain Management Concentration

Master of Business Administration (MBA) Major: Business Administration; Supply Chain Management Concentration

The sky is the limit in Supply Chain Management (SCM).  SCM provides an exciting and rewarding path of study in which students learn skills which directly lead to increased business profitability.  Careers in SCM take many paths and end up with a multitude of career options. 

Skills acquired via the Supply Chain concentration are in high demand.  By completing a degree in Supply Chain Management, students will set themselves apart to succeed in business.  Students will develop analytical skills in learning about inventory management, logistics, quality, purchasing, and transportation.  Students in supply chain management have the opportunity to learn and then subsequently return value to both their own personal investment portfolios or to grow their company business.

Requirements for University and Degree Program Admission

  • Academic preparation including a baccalaureate degree
  • Minimum 2.50 GPA on last 60 hours of undergraduate degree
  • Three supportive letters from faculty, mentors, and/or employers
  • A letter of interest in admission to the program
  • Resume
  • Official score on the General Management Admissions Test (GMAT) (The GMAT may be waived for applicants who have an undergraduate degree with a 3.0 or better GPA in their last 60 semester hours of work) or a four page essay to demonstrate thinking, writing, and grammatical skills.

Requirement must be submitted to the Graduate Studies Office by designated deadline in first semester of enrollment.

Business Administration Supply Chain Management Concentration Degree Requirements

ACCT 525Administrative Controls 13
ECO 576Macroeconomic Theory and Policy3
SCM 543Purchasing and Quality Management3
MGT 540International Business3
MGT 594Organizational Behavior3
MKT 521Marketing Management3
MGT 527Managerial Policy and Strategy3
MIS/SCM 512Supply Chain Management Systems3
SCM 554Logistics and Transportation Management3
Select 1 Course in:3
Supply Chain Management Financial Strategy and Profitability
Supply Chain Management Financial Strategy and Profitability
Supply Chain Management Financial Strategy and Profitability
Graduate Business Elective (ACCT 526 if Prerequisite course is needed)3
Graduate Business Elective (ECO 577 if Prerequisite course is needed)3
Minimum Hours for Degree36

Graduate Courses in  Supply Chain Management 

SCM 512. Supply Chain Management Systems. 3 Hours.

The supply chain professional learns the basic techniques and concepts which includes building sales and operations plans. Prerequisite: Admission into the MBA program.

SCM 543. Purchasing and Quality Management. 3 Hours.

This course focuses on the management system, which is concerned with planning and meeting customer needs through leadership and strategic planning. Prerequisite: Admission into the MBA program.

SCM 554. Logistics and Transportation Management. 3 Hours.

This course focuses on the functional areas of logistics and transportation, with emphasis placed on the quantitative treatment of the design and planning issues in logistics. Prerequisite: Admission into the MBA program.

SCM 568. Supply Chain Management Financial Strategy and Profitability. 3 Hours.

This course includes case studies, examples, and in-depth analysis of technical issues involved in supply chain management, network design, and strategic partnering. The course engages students in managing a supply chain and provides a starting point for discussing the value of information in the supply chain, strategic partnering, and centralized decision making. This course is equivalent to both FIN 568 and ACCT 568. Prerequisite: Admission into the MBA program.

 Faculty

Dr. Gary Stading

Professor

Email: gstading@tamut.edu